“Dear Nicky and William,” the message read, “I am the owner. As of tonight, I will be occupying the rear yard.”
Hubert is reported to then set up a tent in the backyard, and has been living there with her partner ever since.
“Police and real estate don’t know what to do. Our children are terrified, they keep asking, ‘Who are they?’ and we can’t give them any answers. The police are telling us that the real estate should be physically removing these people and the real estate are saying they can’t do that.”
The landlord claims that the lease does not include the backyard and therefore as a landlord she has the right to use it the way she sees fit.
Question for readers: Do you think backyards should be included in lease and should landlords get a side-hustle?